Sat in the sunny front room of my friends flat, wearing my sunglasses to protect my brand new eyes from the light, how do I feel?
Elated and frustrated would probably best sum up my feelings.
I am elated because this morning, for the first time in many a long year I woke up, looked at my watch and saw what time it was. No more fumbling for glasses to see where my glasses are, no more jabbing contact lenses into my eyes for a night out, only to get too drunk to remember to take them out when falling into bed and wake up with my eyelids stuck together.
Elated because almost every hour I can see slightly better than the hour before, already I’m typing this with no glasses or lenses, which would have been simply impossible 2 days ago. My eyes are still sensitive to the light and I can feel that they’re still not totally healed, but its almost there. No driving for 10 days but I’ll be back to work soon so no real hardship.
Frustrated because its taken me to my 50th year to be able to get this done, would have loved to have done this before, I detest wearing glasses!!
But I think, really, that I’m happy happy happy.